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What about e-waste? 18.6.2018 Hindu: Gadgets
A look at India’s e-waste regulations and what you can do to manage your e-waste
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World Bank approves $ 700 million to improve primary education in Bangladesh 18.6.2018 Sify Finance
[Bangladesh], June 18 (ANI): The World Bank has approved $700 million to help Bangladesh achieve its education for all vision by improving the primary education sector.
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Punjab cities, towns to be open defecation free by June 30 18.6.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
All cities and towns of Punjab are all set to achieve Open Defecation Free (ODF) status by June 30, an official spokesman said today.          So far 120 cities have achieved the status of being Open Defecation Free whereas the rest of the 47 cities/towns would in all likelihood complete the target by June 30, the spokesman said. He said for the achievement of the mission objectives, the department has already released Rs 40.82 crore. Recently, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis declared rural areas of the state open defecation-free and claimed the state has constructed the highest number of toilets in the country. According to the baseline survey of 2012, around 55 per cent of the families in the state in rural areas did not have access to toilets, he said. Rajasthan, geographically the largest state in the country, kept up its date with the Open Defecation Free (ODF) declaration deadline of March 31. Data on the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) site shows that targets have been achieved and 27 out ...
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City residents give a thumbs up to new parks 18.6.2018 Hindu: News
Encouraged by the response, civic body to open 20 more
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Cleanliness and Sanitation Drive 18.6.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Cleanliness and Sanitation Drive
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Most undertrials, convicts suffer from depression: Study 18.6.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
Inmates of Sabarmati central jail and Varanasi jail have been found living under depression. In most of the cases, suicidal tendencies were also found in many, revealed a study conducted by a team of experts from Gujarat Forensic Sciences University (GFSU) in Gandhinagar. The study further revealed that the undertrials were more depressed than that of convicts and belonged to criteria of severe depression. The research on 'Suicidal ideation, depression found among undertrials, convicted prisoners' was conducted by a forensic psychology student Kanishka under the guidance of Dr Priyanka Kacker, Assistant Professor, Institute of Behavioural Science, GFSU. This research was aimed to study the level of depression, hopelessness and suicidal ideation in the prisoners both undertrials and convicts of Sabarmati and Varanasi central jail. "Prisoners are generally considered as the social outcasts of the society. Incarceration of an individual comes with a lot of physical, emotional and mental turmoil for them. ...
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Lessons for future, a month after Nipah 17.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Experts flag overcrowding and staff shortage in hospitals
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Central schemes no longer limited to certain people, reaching all: Modi 17.6.2018 Sify Finance
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called upon Chief Ministers to contribute their efforts towards 100 per cent implementation of Central schemes for the poor people's welfare as he said these were no longer limited to certain people and reaching everyone without discrimination.
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Mangaluru-based APD foundation launches website for waste management 17.6.2018 Zee News : India National
Mangaluru has been ranked as the best city solid waste management under the Swacch Survekshan initiative but the city has hardly reached any milestone in terms of waste segregation
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PM's closing remarks at fourth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog 17.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today delivered closing remarks at the fourth meeting of the Governing Council of  NITI  Aayog.  Welcoming the constructive discussion and suggestions made by various Chief Ministers, the Prime Minister assured the gathering that these suggestions would be seriously considered in the course of decision-making.
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Dry Ice: New York's New Weapon "Spells Certain Death For Rats" 17.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A snout and two little black eyes pop out from the hole, too late: A foot already covers them and the hole will be quickly filled with dry ice.
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Stars to spread plastic ban awareness in Mumbai 17.6.2018 DNA: Top News
In order to implement the plastic ban in the city effectively, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is planning to involve players from the women’s national cricket team. Women cricketers are expected to participate in a three-day exhibition to be organised next week. The exhibition will look at finding an alternative to plastic bags, a senior official from BMC’s Solid Waste Management Department (SWM) said.  The stay on the ban of plastic bags in Maharashtra will end on June 23. Any person found using plastic bags after the stay ends will have to pay the fine imposed by the civic body. The BMC has already deployed around 200 officials across 24 wards to ensure people adhere to the ban. A senior official said that that the exhibition, from June 22 to 24 will be organised at the The National Sports Club of India (NSCI) in Worli.  Apart from players from the women’s cricket team, Bollywood actor Ajay and Kajol Devgn and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, along with his wife Amruta Fadnavis, are also ...
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L-G asks for waste management plan after fire at Bahour dump 16.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
Door-to-door collection of segregated waste to be introduced soon in the area
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Contractor may approach High Court for arbitrator’s appointment 16.6.2018 Hindu: Mangalore
‘MCC has not been honouring its contract with the waste management agency’
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Garbage piles up as Antony Waste workers keep off again 16.6.2018 Hindu: Mangalore
Collection resumes by Friday afternoon; will be normal from today: MCC Commissioner
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Tiruchi among five cities chosen for NAMA project 15.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
Selected based on its performance on solid waste management
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Noida: Local BJP leader's Facebook post spurs wrath 15.6.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Noida: Local BJP leader's Facebook post spurs wrath
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Naidu takes serious view of garbage dumping 15.6.2018 Hindu: News
Picture threw light on the situation at Swaraj Maidan
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Doctors advise people to stay indoors 15.6.2018 Hindu: News
The average PM10 levels on June 11 were standard; they rose to 15 times on June 13
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Largest Septic Tank In Bengaluru, Says Report On City's Bellandur Lake 14.6.2018 NDTV News - Cities
Bengaluru's Bellandur lake has become the largest septic tank in the city due to "sheer callousness and indifference", according to a damning report from a committee mandated by the National Green...
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